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NSPCC reports 'sharp rise' in sexual abuse calls

A children's charity has said it has seen a sharp rise in the number of reported cases of sexual abuse.

The NSPCC said calls to its 24-hour advice line in June and July were nearly twice as high as in 2012.

The organisation put it down to a heightened state of awareness of the problem of child abuse following the Jimmy Savile scandal.

Ben Ando reports.

  • 31 Aug 2013
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